NYSE:WEA - Western Asset Premier Bond Fund Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$12.58 -0.01 (-0.08 %)
(As of 02/20/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$12.59
Today's Range$12.46 - $12.69
52-Week Range$11.90 - $13.05
Volume95,100 shs
Average Volume38,118 shs
Market CapitalizationN/A
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield0.06%
BetaN/A
Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is a closed-ended fixed income mutual fund launched and managed by Western Asset Management Company. The fund is co-managed by Western Asset Management Company Limited, Western Asset Management Company Pte. Ltd., and Western Asset Management Company Ltd. It invests in the fixed income markets of the United States. The fund primarily invests in investment grade bonds, including corporate bonds, U.S. government and agency securities, and mortgage related securities. It seeks to maintain an average duration of around two to three years with an average credit quality of BBB. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the Barclays Capital U.S. Corporate High Yield Index and the Barclays Capital U.S. Credit Index. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund was formed on March 28, 2002 and is domiciled in the United States.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Asset Management
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorFinancial Services
CUSIPN/A
Phone626-844-9400

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OptionableNot Optionable

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE:WEA) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock symbol?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "WEA."

How often does Western Asset Premier Bond Fund pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund announced a monthly dividend on Monday, November 19th. Investors of record on Friday, February 15th will be given a dividend of $0.065 per share on Friday, March 1st. This represents a $0.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 6.20%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. View Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's Dividend History.

Has Western Asset Premier Bond Fund been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media coverage about WEA stock has been trending neutral this week, InfoTrie Sentiment Analysis reports. InfoTrie identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than six thousand blog and news sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Western Asset Premier Bond Fund earned a daily sentiment score of 0.3 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the investment management company a news buzz of 5.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are some of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key competitors?

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's key executives?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Kenneth Donald Fuller, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Trustee (Age 61)
  • Mr. Richard F. Sennett, Principal Financial Officer and Treasurer (Age 49)
  • Mr. Todd F. Kuehl, Chief Compliance Officer (Age 50)
  • Mr. Paul Jablansky, Co-Head of Mortgage Investments Team and Portfolio Mang.
  • Ms. Susan Kerr, Chief Anti-Money Laundering Compliance Officer (Age 70)

Who are Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's major shareholders?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include 1607 Capital Partners LLC (0.00%), Sit Investment Associates Inc. (0.00%), Janney Montgomery Scott LLC (0.00%), Cohen & Steers Inc. (0.00%), Cetera Investment Advisers (0.00%) and Stifel Financial Corp (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Which institutional investors are selling Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?

WEA stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Robinson Capital Management LLC, Cohen & Steers Inc., Cetera Investment Advisers, Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, Stifel Financial Corp, Bank of America Corp DE and Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

Which institutional investors are buying Western Asset Premier Bond Fund stock?

WEA stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including 1607 Capital Partners LLC, Advisor Group Inc., CWM LLC, LPL Financial LLC and Sit Investment Associates Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund.

How do I buy shares of Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Shares of WEA can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's stock price today?

One share of WEA stock can currently be purchased for approximately $12.58.

What is Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's official website?

The official website for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund is https://www.leggmason.com/en-us/products/closed-end-funds/western-asset-premier-bond-fund.html.

How can I contact Western Asset Premier Bond Fund?

Western Asset Premier Bond Fund's mailing address is 385 E Colorado Blvd, PASADENA, CA 91101-1923, United States. The investment management company can be reached via phone at 626-844-9400.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Western Asset Premier Bond Fund (NYSE WEA)

Community Ranking:  2.6 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  89 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  79 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  168
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Western Asset Premier Bond Fund and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe WEA will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe WEA will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/20/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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